Indigenous

I’ll be working this January 26 and here’s why

January 26 is not a day I wish to celebrate. For me, it represents the beginning of the destruction of thousands of years of culture, tradition and heritage.

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Heal Country: An Indigenous perspective on climate change

As COP26 draws to a close, one thing I think has become clear: Indigenous voices can and will no longer be ignored in the fight for climate justice. Indigenous peoples…

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Reflections on Indigenous Recruitment in NAIDOC Week

The issues experienced by organisations in attracting and retaining Indigenous talent is primarily a structural one. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees absolutely have the skills and tenacity to thrive in corporate Australia

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More than a word: how KPMG takes action for reconciliation

The theme for this year’s National Reconciliation Week, “More than a Word: Reconciliation Takes Action”, feels very timely to me. It’s a good prompt for us to stop and reflect, have our actions created change?

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Indigenous owned remote laundries in a container: an important step in Closing the Gap

For most Australians, regular washing of their clothes, towelling and bedding is a routine household task. It’s unlikely when throwing your washing in the machine that you consider the ramifications…

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Mental health: an enormous challenge in the Indigenous community and even more if you are LGBTIQ+

Black Rainbow has delivered incredible impact to date, supporting dozens of events and writers. It’s all about bringing community out, and supporting them to live proud, and connected.

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Alison Kitchen, Australian Chairman responds to Ken Wyatt’s pledge for Indigenous recognition

Yesterday, in a speech to the National Press Club, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt committed to, “… develop and bring forward a consensus option for constitutional recognition to…

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Australian organisations unite to support Uluru Statement from the Heart

Fourteen of Australia’s leading organisations have united for National Reconciliation Week to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which calls for the establishment of a First Nations Voice in…

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Closing the Gap: our response

To achieve equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples we need to start recognising the consequences and impact of intergenerational trauma

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Inspirational Aboriginal women: #NAIDOC2018 #BecauseOfHerWeCan

NAIDOC Week 2018 celebrates the contribution Aboriginal Women make to our culture. Strong, influential and at the forefront of change.

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Indigenous business has a fascinating past and a promising future. Don’t keep history a mystery.

For many Aboriginal people this year’s Reconciliation Week theme of ‘Don’t keep history a mystery’ will allow them to exhale and release so many stories embedded into their existence. I…

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Strutting the streets with Indigenous mentoring

Learning Australian history in a classroom is one thing, but hearing the stories of the oldest continuous surviving culture in the world is entirely another.

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Reconciliation needs quality education available to everyone and a strong connection to culture

What an achievement it would be that one day, all Australian children can wake up with the same chance to reach their potential, regardless of their race, location or economic status.

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